India has been re-elected as the member of the UNESCO’s executive board, its top decision-making body. The election was held at the 39th session of the General Conference of the UNESCO in Paris, France.
The General Conference consists of the representatives of the States Members of the organisation. Each country has one vote, irrespective of its size or the extent of its contribution to the budget.
India- re elected- UNESCO’s executive board member- at 39th General Conference– in Paris, France.
Static/Current Takeaway Points Important for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam-
- UNESCO- United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
- Director-General (Present)- Irina Bokova, Headquarters- Paris, France.
Source- AIR World Service